Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage

  • 6 June 2013, 10:06 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Uzhhorod Synagogue Holds First Wedding in 70 Years

    For the first time in 70 years the Synagogue in Uzhhorod (which now houses the Zakarpatska Oblast Philharmonic) conducted a Jewish wedding ceremony.

  • 31 May 2013, 14:12 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Orthodox Religious Procession Vladivostok-Kyiv Launched

    To mark the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus', the International Religious Procession carrying parts of the relics of St. Prince Volodymyr began in Vladivostok, Russia, on May 30.

  • 10 May 2013, 09:24 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Over 600 Victims of NKVD Re-Buried in Ivano-Frankivsk Region

    In the Tysmennytsia District of Ivano-Frankivsk Region, on 9 May, the victims of the Communist repressions of NKVD of 1939-1941 were reburied.

  • 9 May 2013, 09:38 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Victims of WWII Remembered in Lviv

    In Lviv, near the monument to the Victims of Communist Crimes, at a popular assembly on 8 May, nearly 200 persons honoured the victims of WWII.

  • 8 May 2013, 11:38 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Metropolitan Volodymyr to Serve Memorial Litia for Victims of War

    On 8 May, at 5 p.m., on the eve of Victory Day, the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Volodymyr, will serve a memorial service (litia) for the repose of the soldiers and victims of the Great Patriotic War near the monument at the grave of unknown soldiers.

  • 15 April 2013, 10:17 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Hasidim Gather in Western Ukrainian Town of Belz

    Approximately a thousand and five hundred Hasidim Jews are expected to come to the town of Belz in Lviv Region on 15-16 April to honour the memory of Tzaddik rabbis buried in the town cemetery.

  • 21 January 2013, 15:25 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Various Denominations in Kyiv Pray Together for Unity

    On 20 January, in the Church of St. Basil the Great in Kyiv, the 46th Week of Prayer for Christian Unity began

  • 15 January 2013, 12:48 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Prays in Zarvanytsia for Spiritual Revolution in Ukraine

    On 14 January, Patriarch Sviatoslav of UGCC visited Zarvanytsia to pray for Ukraine. In the Cathedral of the Mother of God of Zarvanytsia, the hierarch celebrated a hierarchical liturgy in concelebration with Metropolitans Vasyl of Ternopil, Volodymyr of Ivano-Frankivsk, Eparch Dmytro of Buchach and many priests.

  • 17 December 2012, 10:11 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Bethlehem Peace Light Brought to Ukraine

    The Bethlehem Light of Peace crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border during the night of December 17. Ukrainian scouts have brought it to Ukraine for twelve years. They will distribute the fire to churches, schools, orphanages, hospitals and state institutions.

  • 22 November 2012, 10:06 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    UOC-Moscow Patriarchate Remembers Victims of Holodomor

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate conducted an annual action Guard of Memory in the National Museum Memorial of Victims of Holodomors in Ukraine.

  • 21 November 2012, 13:33 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | view photo | 

    Redemptorist Fathers celebrate their centenary in Lviv

    The monastic congregation of Redemptorist Fathers (CSSR) began celebrating its 100th anniversary. On this occasion, on November 21 in Lviv, in the Church of St. Josaphat, a solemn Pontifical Liturgy was celebrated by the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk.

  • 19 October 2012, 13:48 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    10 Thousand Convicts Bow to Fragment of Holy Cross

    Workers of the Synod’s Department of the Prison Ministry of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) together with members of the Transfiguration Brotherhood conduct a national religious procession throughout prisons.

  • 21 September 2012, 09:46 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    UOC-Moscow Patriarchate Remembers Victims of Political Repressions Buried in Bykivnia

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate remembered the victims of political repressions buried near the village of Bykivnia.

  • 20 September 2012, 12:10 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Visitation of Shroud of Mother of God Begins in Kyiv

    On 19 September, the Burial Shroud of the Mother of God from Gethsemane arrived in Ukraine.

  • 19 September 2012, 09:18 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Burial Shroud of Mother of God Arrives in Ukraine

    On 19 September, at 2 pm, the Holy Burial Shroud of the Mother of God will be transported to the Kyiv Cave Monastery from Gethsemane in Jerusalem.

  • 13 August 2012, 16:06 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Vatican Program of Year of Faith Includes Events of All-Ukrainian Pilgrimage to Rome

    The updated calendar of events dedicated to the Year of the Faith beginning from October 11, 2012, published by the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization includes some events to be held as part of the All-Ukrainian Pilgrimage to Rome.

  • 10 August 2012, 14:15 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage

    TOP-7 most visited churches of Lviv named

    The most visited churches of Lviv are located in the center.

  • 1 August 2012, 13:34 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Apostolic Visitator for Ukrainians in Italy Invites Faithful to Pilgrimage to Rome

    The website of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Italy published an address of Apostolic Visitator for Ukrainian Catholics in Italy and Spain, Dionisii (Liakhovych), regarding the nation-wide pilgrimage to Rome on October 13-15, 2012.

  • 16 July 2012, 11:23 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    120 Thousand Pilgrims Pray in Zarvanytsia

    On 4-15, July, in the Spiritual Center of the Holy Mary in the western Ukrainian village of Zarvanytsia, an all-Ukrainian and youth pilgrimage was held.

  • 12 July 2012, 11:20 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav Opens All-Ukrainian Conference of Charismatic Communities

    On 11 July, the leaders and members of the Charismatic communities, organizations and schools gathered in the town of Chortkiv of Ternopil Region in order to present their activity.